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Purchasing & Finance Administrator

Deadline Date: 22nd April 2024

This post is a job-share arrangement with another member of staff. This role is required 8.30am to 4.30pm Thursday and Friday each week during the school term with 6 additional days to be worked during the school holidays as required by the Finance Officer.

The successful candidate must have experience using finance software, particularly purchase ledger and ordering systems. We require a high level of capability in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly excel and word. It is essential that applicants can demonstrate a knowledge of financial systems and procedures and have good written and verbal communication skills as well as good numeracy skills. Accuracy is crucial for this role and we expect a high degree of attention to detail and neatness by the Purchasing and Finance administrator. The role requires strong organisational skills and the ability to work both alone and as part of a team whilst taking responsibility for ensuring deadlines are met and prioritising your own workload.

  • Part time, fixed term contract to 31st August 2025, term time (35 weeks) plus 6 days to be worked in the holidays (pre agreed in advance)
  • 15 hours/week to be worked Thursday and Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm
  • Band 4 of the Admin Scale (hourly rate £11.81 to £12.91), the Full Time Equivalent salary is £23k to £25k and the pro-rata salary (0.34 FTE) is £7.7k to £8.4k.

Applications should be e-mailed to the Finance Manager, as soon as possible and no later than midday on Monday 22nd April. The school reserves the right to interview before the closing date if appropriate to the context of the field. Email: finance@yarmschool.org.

Yarm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be subject to vetting checks including an enhanced DBS check.

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